Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Lucerne, Rotkreuz, Zug

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers an excellent academic and practice-based learning programme to help students achieve their career objectives – all provided in state-of-the-art facilities in a stunning city within a hub of European innovation and achievement.

 

Academic teaching backed by practice-based insights

Our degree programmes deliver knowledge and theory alongside imaginative and collaborative approaches to practice-based learning. With experience in both industry and research, our teaching staff offer unique insights to help students reach their potential.

 

Close connections to industry, commerce, arts, public and common-profit organisations

The practice-focused approach to learning allows lecturers to conduct trailblazing research through collaborations with major players in industry, commerce, public and common-profit organisations and the arts. The University actively nurtures these connections, allowing students to start building their professional networks and making valuable contacts while still studying.

 

Stimulating specialist programmes

We offer a broad range of specialisations to help you define your own niche. Specialist expertise is in high demand in our highly connected world, where employers and society alike value individuals with new ways of looking at existing problems. Our programmes allow students to explore issues from a number of perspectives while defining their own areas of expertise.

 

Ideal prospects, whatever path you take

Our graduates leave the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts with highly sought-after skills and qualifications, enjoying high demand among the various multinationals with offices in Switzerland and at international companies and organisations around the world. However, students are equally well prepared for a career in arts or life as a thriving entrepreneur. But do not take our word for it: official statistics show our graduates are among the first to find a promising position upon entering the job market.

 

State-of-the-art facilities

Students at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts benefit from best-in-class facilities – including hands-on research laboratories, studios, and excellent campus facilities. We do our best to create a comfortable learning environment so you can focus on making the most of your studies.

 

Study in a beautiful, safe, and fun lakeside city

Surrounded by mountains and lakes, Lucerne is a popular tourist spot that offers a wide range of leisure activities, from cycling and beach volleyball to cultural festivals and the city’s famed restaurants and nightlife. Meanwhile, the picturesque medieval town is regarded easily to navigate and the safest city in Switzerland, while the waters of Lake Lucerne are renowned for their purity.

 

Well-connected in the heart of Europe

While Lucerne is an attractive destination all by itself, it also enjoys a central location and excellent connections to other major Swiss and European cities via rail, or, via regular connections to Zurich Airport, the rest of Europe and the world.

 

RESEARCH + REACHING AREAS

  • Arts, Design
  • Computer Science
  • Economics, Political Science
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Social Sciences, Social Work

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • Number of Bachelor programmes: 70
  • Number of Master programmes: 38
  • Number of programmes in continuing education: 207

At a glance

FOUNDED IN 1997

6218 STUDENTS

5% INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

800 CHF TUITION FEES/SEMESTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (2018/19)

MORE THAN 4366 PROFESSIONALS PURSUED CONTINUING EDUCATION AND FURTHER TRAINING PROGRAMMES

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